8 March – International Women’s DayAuthor: Galina Petriashvili (photos, text, layout)2012, Tbilisi
”If rural women had equal access to productive resources, agricultural yields would rise by 4 per cent, strengthening food and nutrition security and relieving as many as 150 million people from hunger. Rural women, if given the chance, could also help end the hidden development tragedy of stunting, which affects almost 200 million children worldwide” - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-MoonInternational Womens Day 2012:EMPOWER RURAL WOMEN –END HUNGER AND POVERTY!
70% of the populationliving belowpoverty thresholdarewomen and girls
WOMEN make up 66% of the total working hours globallyHappyWomen’s Solidarity,Dear Women!
International Women’s DayDomestic workis the same workas any other83% of all migrants-domesticworkers are women. Theyaccount for 3% of the totalworkforce in the world.56.6% (29.7 mln) domesticworkers are not covered by labourlegislation in their countries.23.6 mln domestic workers arenot entitled to vacation.
International Women’s Day More than a half of working population in the world is women employed in the informal business sector. In most cases, these jobs are neither protected nor covered by labour legislation
EMPOWER RURAL WOMEN – END HUNGER AND POVERTY! In some parts of the world, women make up for 70% of the labour force in agriculture 60% of those suffering from chronic malnutrition globally are women and children
International Women’s DayWe should remember ALL women About one third of the world’s women are homeless or live in dire conditions
March 8 – International Women’s DayHappySolidarity Day,Dear Women!Author: Galina Petriashvili (photos, text, layout)2012Tbilisi